Folks who criticize Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for straying too far from the core conflict between the Templars and Assassin's should probably avoid Assassin's Creed Pirates, as the first two words of its title don't really count.
Ahoy, Android and iOS mateys! No, I can't do that. That's stupid. I'll just — look, Assassin's Creed Pirates is coming to iOS and Android on December 5. It has all the boats. Look at the goddamned boats.
Alongside the playable demos at last week's Ubisoft press day stood a lone television looping a trailer for something called Assassin's Creed: Pirates. It's a new Assassin's Creed game for mobile devices, and what do you know? It features pirates.